The Paris rally against French President Emmanuel Macron's policies has resulted in havoc, with aggressively behaving young people smashing the windows of banks and shops.
The "March to the Elysee Palace" was organized by left-wing political parties and French trade union organizations.
A number of protests have been held to express opposition to the president's labor reforms which cut the power of trade unions and allow for easier layoffs of workers.
Pension reform, abandoning unemployment insurance, reducing subsidized employment contracts raise concerns among the French, who see these social reforms as benefiting the rich. The legislation, which was signed into law by Macron on September 22, has sparked mass protests throughout France starting September.